Scientific Name: Cucumis sativus Common Name: Slicing Cucumber, American Slicer Hardiness Degree: 41°F (5.0°C) Plant Habit: Spreading, Trailing
Spacing: 18 – 24″ (46 – 61cm) Height: 6 – 12″ (15 – 30cm) Width: 48 – 72″ (122 – 183cm) Exposure: Sun
Class : American slicer Flower Type : Monoecious Habit : Medium vine Fruit Characteristics : White skin, slightly spined Fruit Size : 5-6 in./13-15 cm long x 1.5-2 in./4-5 cm wide Disease Resistance : IR: PM Days to maturity from direct seed : 55-60 Production Method : Field
- Stands out from the competition for its non-yellowing, white exterior and earlier yields.
- Very tender, “no peel” skin if harvested at 5 to 6 in./13 to 15 cm length, with white, bitter-free interior that is very sweet and crunchy.
- Staying power in the heat of Summer.
- Best in-ground.